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DIVISIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS _______________________________ EMERGENCY SERVICES 2017 EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER EXERCISES CCSF Earthquake Plan Seminar & Workshop {February 14, 2017} brought together various City departments to identify planning gaps and to develop a common understanding of an earthquake response coordination strategy. San Francisco Giants Tabletop Exercise {March 7, 2017} led by the San Francisco Giants, this exercise was designed to integrate internal command structure during a non-baseball entertainment event and to hone the coordination and communication processes among internal stakeholders and external public safety agencies. 2017 Epicenter Earthquake Conference {April 4-6, 2017} a workshop and speaker intensive event that included TED-format talks, tabletop exercises, panels, and emergency support function discussions. Subject matter experts from across the United States participated in Epicenter to share metropolitan lessons from a range of large, impactful events. Department Operations Center Communications Drill {April 18, 2016} is a bi-annual Department Operations Center (DOC) Communications Drill conducted in conjunction with the 1906 Earthquake Commemoration (April) and the Great California ShakeOut (October) and tests communication between the EOC and DOCs. San Francisco Sheltering Tabletop Exercise {July 13, 2017} focused on the care and shelter requirements stemming from a catastrophic earthquake. Participants discussed shelter locations, staffing requirements, mutual aid requests, and access and functional needs support within shelters. The outcomes will be incorporated into the CCSF’s ESF #6: Mass Care and Shelter Annex 2018 update. Outside Lands Tabletop Exercise {July 26, 2017} focused on coordination and communications within the first 15 minutes of a critical incident at a large scale public event. San Francisco Fleet Week 2017 Exercise Program {Summer 2017} tested the logistical requirements for local, regional, state, and federal entities to support medical surge operations following a catastrophic earthquake. This annual program takes place in the months leading up to the San Francisco Fleet Week functional and full scale exercises taking place throughout the annual San Francisco Fleet Week (late September through early October). The program emphasizes the methods in which logistical needs are identified, communicated, and managed among these entities with the goal of better understanding how state and federal partners integrate into the public health and medical incident management structure. Department Operations Center Communications Drill {October 19, 2017} is a bi-annual Department Operations Center (DOC) Communications Drill conducted in conjunction with the 1906 Earthquake Commemoration (April) and the Great California ShakeOut (October) and tests communication between the EOC and DOCs. Vigilant Guardian Full Scale Exercise {October 23-28, 2017} engaged local, state, and federal law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services, and public health personnel responding to a radiological/nuclear weapon detonation and tested the region’s Preventative Radiological/Nuclear Detection (PRND) concept of operations, standard operating procedures, and equipment in the first 100 minutes following the detonation of a radiation dispersal devise in San Francisco. Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) Tabletop Exercise {November 9, 2017} tested a Duty Officer activation procedure between the EOC and SFVOAD; determined communications protocols and potential message/information needs during a protracted event; and practiced the “un-met needs council model” by working together to identify and meet our community’s needs. Evacuation and “Operation Return” Workshop {December 5, 2017} tested how San Francisco will recall and transport the City’s Disaster Service Workers (DSW) and emergency responders arriving to San Francisco from other Bay Area locations The goal of the workshop was to discuss gaps within the Operation Return Plan, and develop a common understanding of a coordinated DSW movement strategy.